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CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am EST
recognize the importance of characteristics that will help to build the american economy and strengthen american families. third, creating an effective employment verification system that will prevent identity theft and and the hiring of future unauthorized workers. leslie, an approved process for admitting future workers to serve the nation's workforce needs while simultaneously protecting all workers. other bipartisan groups of senators have stood in the same spot before, trumpeting similar proposals. but we believe that this will be the year that congress finally gets this done. the politics on this issue have been turned upside down. for the first time ever, there has been more political risk in opposing immigration reform than supporting it. host: senator chuck schumer, outlining the details of the immigration reform agreement so far. here is the headline from "roll call," this morning. host: here to talk more about this story, the staff writer at "roll-call," humberto sanchez. have democrats been able to move the ball forward? caller: it appears so, but principle is a b
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2013 7:00am EST
part of that, because it is terrible for the economy and seems to be bad politics. host: white house press secretary jay carney. let's hear purcellville in broken arrow, oklahoma, republican. what is your advice to republicans for the second obama administration? caller: i love c-span and i am so glad that you have this live call-in talk show from individuals all over the world. my question is, to the republicans, i know that you heard in the inaugural speech to the word "to gather." we have to come together. together we stand as we the people. i know and hope that our president of the united states, president obama, is hearing our voices this morning being back in the white house for and other four years. i am a military mom. i want to say this to the republicans. please work with our president of the united states. he is the general in chief for all of us. is gettingely on who more. we can ask. we can write letters. we can twitter and all the settings. but we have to come together. he is the one we voted for. as we let's work together the people. that is my answer to the republican
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am EST
graduates. our economy is moving very quickly to a bifurcated issue. those were not as well educated and not going to do as well. that are the kinds of challenges we face. we need to move more aggressively to an educated citizenry because of the fact that this world has changed. this is no longer a smokestack industry. it is a knowledge industry we deal with. the world of ideas is the driving economic force. the universities and colleges are now the economic mission in this engine. engine in this nation. boasted of very powerful and important in terms of the reason why we need to move to a much greater educated citizenry -- that is a very powerful and important in terms of the reason why we need to move to a much greater educated citizenry. host: a call from my high school counselor. -- a high school counselor. caller: there seems to be a lack of a culture of education. we do not respect education, being intelligent, being educated in this society. there is a lot of silliness going on. i wanted the university president's opinion of this. in terms of the minority completion rates, would y
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 7:00am EST
. economy from federal budget cuts. here are some other stories in the news. this is from "the national council of state legislatures," which runs up what lawmakers are facing as they enter their session throughout the country. it says, -- it also looks at corrections costs. helping america become more energy dependent. and paying for transportation structure, roads, bridges, things like that. also, educating the workforce. let us take a listen to one of the governor's and what he had the say during this state of the state address. this is the governor of new york talking about new york state. >> yes it is hard to reform education. i know the politics of it. i know the problems. i know the issues. but, can you imagining how smart the state would be when we actually educate all of our children to the best of their god-given potential? when every black child and every white child and every orphan child and every other child is educated to their full potential? i know helping the state economy is hard. i know it has been decades of decline. but can you imagine how successful our e
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am EST
. host: let's hear the president speaking on the economy, social security, and medicare. caller: we the people -- [video clip] >> many barely make it. we believe that america's prosperity must rest upon the broad shoulders of a rising middle class. we know that america thrives when every person confined independence. on the wages of honest labor, liberating families from the brink of hardship. we are true to our creed, when a little girl born into bleakest poverty has the same chances to succeed as anyone else because she is an american, free and equal, not just in the eyes of god, but in our own eyes. we the people still believe that every citizen deserves a measure of security and dignity. we must make the hard choices to reduce the cost of health care and reduce the size of our deficits. but we reject the belief that america must choose between caring for the generation that built this country and investing in the generation that will build its future. [applause] we remember the lessons of our past, years spent in poverty, the parents of a child with a disability had nowhere to turn.
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am EST
in this type of economy. host: miguel, independent spirit -- independent. caller: do you think facebook had any effect on the election? host: what is your own answer to that question? caller: i'm asking you the question. host: ok, let's ask bradley shear. guest: literally, since 2004 when howard dean used the internet to start fund-raising, and in 2008 when president obama had people from facebook help him out. and then in this last election cycle, i think social media is another platform to be utilized. i think every bit helps. at the end of the day, you ought to go out there as a politician and shake hands, kissed babies, to stump speeches. just social media will not do it. utilizing a social media is just one of the ways to get to the voters. host: juliet is -- julien is from massapequa. a democrat. caller: i'm not on any of that stuff. i do not have to worry that something i may have posted or said, and i get worried and wake up in the middle of the night and go back to look up something that i posted what i was angry or upset, i don't have to worry about out. i talked to p
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am EST
don't see china and germany and other great economies throughout the world trying to continue colonialism or imperialism or whatever you want to call it. zogby to pull back, take care of the u.s. -- we need to pull back. we are shortchanging the u.s. host: this is more from yesterday, secretary clinton giving her assessment. [video clip] >> we live in a dangerous and incredibly complicated world now with very different forces at work. state-based and non-state. technology and communication. i am older than the president. i don't want to surprise anybody by saying that. >> not by much. >> i remember some of the speeches of eisenhower as a young girl. you have got to be careful. you have to be thoughtful. you cannot rush in especially now where it's more complex than it has been in decades. so, yes, there are wicked problems like syria, absolutely. we are on the side of american values, freedom, the aspirations of all people to have a better life, to have the opportunity we are fortunate to have here. but it's not always easy proceed exactly what must be done in order to get to
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am EST
this is just some weakening of the military system. the economy is on the brink. now we may be going to this different type of military. i am not sure if there is an underlying purpose for this. i do not think -- they do great, there are great roles for women in the military, but i do not think this will work. host: thank you for the call. on our facebook page -- from our twitter page, there is this -- one more call on this topic, and then we will turn our attention to the senate yesterday -- dorothy from baltimore, good morning. caller: i am glad i am a woman on your expressing my views. women should not be in infantry. absolutely not. host: why? caller: we are not built for that. men and women action not be in close contact like that. it will not work. it simply will not work. it is in our nature. manpower -- men are attracted to women. that is a fact that cannot be in -- ignored. we're not physically build to do that. we can do things, i am not trying to down women. we are not meant. -=- -- men. host: the pentagon of lifting the ban on women to serve on the front lines. the
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